Cutting the Red Tape? New Condo Regulations are on Hold for Further Review

On July 1, 2019, the Government of Alberta announced that the revised Regulations and amendments to the Condominium Property Act that were scheduled to come into force that day have been placed on hold until January 1, 2020. In a recent statement, Nate Glubish, Minister of Service of Alberta, stated that the delay was necessary […] Read More
July 24, 2019

Fairness is in the Eye of the Beholder in the Tender Process

The tender process has long been a staple of the construction industry. Variations of that process, via requests for proposals (“RFPs”), requests for quotations (“RFQs”) or other similar processes have also been developed, with varying levels of adherence to the traditional tender model. These models allow someone putting a project out for bid to include […] Read More
July 24, 2019

Tax Incentive Amendments to the Municipal Government Act

New revisions to the Municipal Government Act (the “MGA“) aim to grant municipalities the ability to offer tax incentives to encourage business investment. Bill 7 the Municipal Government (Property Tax Incentives) Amendment Act (“Bill 7“) received Royal Assent and came into force on June 28, 2019. At its core, Bill 7 aims to help local […] Read More